Category: Theater

Curious Incident Broadway Marquee

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Broadway

It’s probably foolhardy to say so in September, after seeing a preview performance, but Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is this year’s best play.   I can’t remember the last time I...

Bataille, Hyde, and Burning Man: Some Thoughts on Gift Economies

Bataille, Hyde, and Burning Man: Some Thoughts on Gift Economies

From the point of view of expenditure, artistic productions must be divided into two main categories, the first constituted by architectural construction, music and dance.  This category is comprised of real expenditures.  Nevertheless, sculpture...

Taylor Mac by TheArches

On Taylor Mac and Dame Edna

I believe that truth, in the theater, is often confused with a clearing away of theatricality.  I believe the clearing away of theatricality is as much of a glorious lie as the theatrical. -Taylor...